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Science 1 to Revolutionize Research, Innovation, Collaboration for Materials Science and Engineering

The recently-dedicated Science 1 building is home to the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) and the Materials Science and Engineering Department.

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Full Speed Ahead: Using Additive Manufacturing to Repair Ships at Sea

A team of UConn engineers has now developed a way for a ship’s crew to pinpoint the exact location of any mechanical trouble on board, leading to valuable time saved.

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Huey Named New Department Head of Materials Science and Engineering

The School of Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Bryan Huey has been promoted to department head of the Materials Science and Engineering Department, effective December 1, 2017.  Dr. Huey will be taking over the role from Dr. S. Pamir Alpay, who has been  department head since 2013. Huey is a professor of materials science and engineering, […]

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Biofuel Team Holds Workshops

Drs. Richard Parnas (Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering) and James Stuart (Chemistry) presented two workshops in January before audiences of high school chemistry instructors, at the request of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers. The visitors, from schools across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, were introduced to the production and testing methods for biofuel […]

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Major Funding for Wei’s Biomaterials Research

Dr. Mei Wei, assistant professor of Materials Science & Engineering, who joined the University of Connecticut in 2002, was recently awarded three important research grants to examine biomaterials. The grants-totaling nearly $700,000 and awarded by the National Science Foundation and Connecticut Innovations, under the Yankee Ingenuity Technology Competition-will support Dr. Wei’s research in the areas […]

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Two Departments Merge: Chemical, Materials And Biomolecular Engineering Results

As an outgrowth of the School of Engineering’s Strategic Plan, Dean of Engineering Amir Faghri officially announced that the departments of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering will be merged to form a new Department of Chemical, Materials & Biomolecular Engineering. The effective date of July 1, 2006 was selected to ensure proper planning […]

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